Kelsey is a travel logistics specialist with a emphasis in wine tourism. She builds custom, luxury tour itineraries for a variety of private and corporate events for Evergreen Escapes. Leading groups 1-30 people around Oregon, she works to bring the food and wine scene to life on the palate and to help guests make connections between the land, history, environment and flavors. Kelsey also works to bridge those connections through digital media and online marketing. With a passion for building sustainable and social communities for brands, she specializes in content curation, copywriting, strategy development and integration, ad management, blogging and digital media. At Sparkloft Media, a social media marketing firm in Portland, Oregon, Kelsey managed brand communities on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Wordpress (1,000 – 100,000+ audiences) and implemented creative strategy to reach, engage and inspire. With a passion for travel and tourism, the majority of Kelsey’s cliental and accounts focus on this vertical. Previously Kelsey was the tourism and public relations coordinator at Travel Lane County, an active convention and visitors’ bureau in Eugene, Oregon. Connecting visitors with the area’s top destinations and events, Kelsey managed the event calendar and photo database, responded and assisted with media requests and worked to inspire travel throughout the area. Lover of wine and waterfalls, Kelsey also writes two personal blogs, Oregon Winette and the Evergreen Hiker and freelance writes for several print and online publications including Take Root Magazine and Northwest Wine Anthem. Kelsey has lived abroad twice and loves to travel, explore ancient ruins and learn about new cultures. Specialties: Tour guiding, Oregon wine, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Public Relations, Community Building, Travel Writing, Wine, Event Promotion and Support, Visitor Services, Blogging and Magazine Design.